Frankenstein assignment

Frankenstein - Frankenstein has a torch in which to distract the monster away from the attack When the monster walks through the door he goes for

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Erin Kinsella Jeanne Britton 10/15/07 The movie Frankenstein uses light and dark to convey the meaning of life and death. When there is light around there is often life however, if something in is the dark there is a sense of death. One instance is when Henry Frankenstein and his former professor realized that they must kill the monster. The two men on positioned on either side of the doorway that the monster will walk through. The professor, who has no torch or light near him, has the poison in which they intend to kill the monster with and
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Unformatted text preview: Frankenstein has a torch in which to distract the monster away from the attack. When the monster walks through the door he goes for Frankenstein, like they planned, and the professor stabs him with the needle full of poison. In this scene the meaning is clear. The professor was standing in the dark and intended to cause the monster’s death while Frankenstein was holding a torch luring the monster away from the dark and his doom. This is just one of many scenes in the movie where light and dark are used as symbols for life and death....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CAS 100 taught by Professor Britton during the Fall '07 term at Syracuse.

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